“There is no way in which you can win the war against terrorism as long as there are conditions that make people desperate.
This is the logic of being human. It is something that we should have learned long ago, and yet do not heed, that we cannot be human on our own.”
– from ‘ God has a Dream’ by Desmond Tutu
With regard to seemingly impossible problems such as terrorism and the Middle East conflict, Tutu proposes that “we first have to address the desperation fuelling people’s violence and understand there is no true security from the barrel of a gun.” God says there is no way in which we can win the war against terrorism as long as there are conditions that make people desperate and without hope.”
From God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time (Random House, $39.95) written by…